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at everything from how the government spends your money to the war in iraq. and laura ingle is live in our new york city newsroom with a wrap-up. the economy is on top of the mind for voters, apparently, according tour latest poll. what do voters say about the job our president is doing to manage the situation? >> hi, julie. well, you know, with the economic recovery seemingly stalled, only 32% of voters are confident the obama administration can handle the economy. nearly twice as many, 61% are concerned about the administration's ability to deal with the situation. political independents, the key swing group in most elections are much more likely to be concerned. 64% than confident. that would be 24%. despite the perception that president obama has not done much to improve the economy, few feel john mccain would have faired better if he had been elected. just over half feel the economy would be the same today if mccain were president. that was 54% of the vote. >> julie: laura, with the president's speech about the end of the u.s. combat or operations in iraq, what are the american people say
organizations trying to make the case that cheers are about a lot more than just school speurbt. laura ingle has been following this story, but i call her lawyer kwrarbg everybody should know, laura, from new york city. what's the story, laura? >> reporter: you know, cheerleading these days, a lot more than pom poms and pyramids and cheerleaders do consider themselves fierce competitors, think of that movie bring it on, are looking for the recognition they believe they deserve so they can go ahead and go head to head with the tumbling and jumping and cheering and chanting. >> sonya considers herself an athlete. >> we're in the weight room, lifting weights, we're competing with the football guys. >> but in july, a connecticut judge disagreed. ruling cheerleading is too underdeveloped and disorganized to qualify as a sport under title nine, the 1972 law ensuring equal right phos women's athletics. now two different organizations are taking matters into their own hands. >> we want to establish a new sport where they truly feel that it's utilizing their athletic skill set and to where they're recogn
, laura ingle is live, and what is the lawmaker proposing. >> reporter: good morning, we are talking about tom moriarity's proposal, that would create a secure internet based voting system for active duty members of the military serving overseas who in the past as you said had a hard time getting the votes in on time and this year, 33 states are allowing millions of overseas and military voters to use some form of electronic voting hoping to make the system more efficient. >> it's a cumbersome process for someone overseas, serving in the military to get an absentee ballot and have to apply to the county clerk and the county clerk has to send the ballot and they have to fill it out and send it back and oftentimes, this may get lost in translation, and it may not get back and -- in the a timely manner and may not be counted until after the election. >> and the numbers back them in, percentage wise more members of the military are registered than civilians and, the votes are counted at a much lower rate than those by the general public an 39% of americans overseas said they did not even get t
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